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Island Beach Nature Programs

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June 2019

Conservation Celebration: Sedge Islands

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Nature Center, Forked River Interpretive Center
Berkley Township, NJ 08734 United States
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The Sedge Island Marine Conservation Zone is an ecologically sensitive ecosystem within Barnegat Bay. The creation of the Conservation Zone has helped reduce impacts of personal watercraft on submerged aquatic vegetation, which is the foundation for much of the marine life found on the bay. In addition, it has created many outdoor recreation and education opportunities for the public, among many other benefits! Join us at the 3rd Annual "Conservation Celebration: Sedge Islands" to help celebrate the achievements of the…

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August 2019

Spizzle Creek Osprey Talk & Walk

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A21 Parking Lot, A21 Parking Lot - Island Beach State Park
Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734 United States
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$10

Join Ben Wurst, Habitat Program Manager with Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ on a walk to the Spizzle Creek Bird Blind. There you will get to view a local osprey family as he discusses the management of ospreys in New Jersey. More details to come!

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Sunset Shorebird Photography w/ Ray Hennessy

August 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A21 Parking Lot, A21 Parking Lot - Island Beach State Park
Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734 United States
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$50

We are very excited to announce this new photography workshop for 2019! Join New Jersey professional wildlife photographer, Ray Hennessy on this shorebird based photography workshop at Island Beach State Park. You and 5 other participants will kayak with Ray and an IBSP Naturalist to the Sedge Island Marine Conservation Zone during the late afternoon to sunset. You will paddle a short distance to a small sandbar where Ray will instruct participants on how to photograph stunning portraits of shorebirds and…

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